Happy December 🎄. Our Christmas tree is up and now it is time to think about Christmas baking.
Do you love to make your own mince pies in the run-up to Christmas?
Do you make your own mincemeat fillings?
Are you looking for some different mince pie filling to try out this year?
If so, I have just the post for you today.
Make the perfect mince pies with these classics Christmas mince pie fillings.
Today I am sharing 6 Christmas Mince Pie Filling Recipes. These Mince Pie Fillings are perfect for your Christmas baking.
By making up your mince pie fillings in advance it will give the flavours more time to mature.
1.) Homemade Mincemeat & Mince Pies Recipe:
How about making this Homemade Mince Pies & mince pie fillings all from scratch?
Homemade mincemeat is absolutely delicious and this version is very quick and simple to make.
The mincemeat and pastry recipe can also be used to make a large tart, which works very well as a Christmas dessert served with ginger ice cream or brandy flavoured crème anglaise.
This mincemeat recipe contains apple, sultanas, raisins, currants, dried cranberries, flaked almonds, Grated zest of 1 lemon, Grated, zest ½ orange, mixed spice, whisky or brandy, melted butter and one ripe banana. Yummy!!
2.) California Raisin Mincemeat:
This California Raisin Mincemeat is full of yummy raisins plus Bramley apples, oranges, lemons, currants, Muscovado brown sugar, Italian chopped mixed peel, mixed spice, ground cinnamon and dark rum, calvados or brandy.
Which flavour alcohol would you choose?
3.) Easy Mincemeat:
How about trying this Easy Christmas Mincemeat?
Easy to pre-prepare, freeze, then defrost when needed this mincemeat recipe uses either Whitworths’ Mixed Fruit, or a combination of Whitworths Sultanas, Raisins and Currants, to create a rich, flavoursome finished product, without the addition of preservatives.
2 ways to make this one; 1kg Whitworths Mixed fruit OR Sultanas, Raisins, Currants, Mixed Peel, Chunky Apple Sauce, Chopped Almonds, Soft Brown Sugar, Shredded Suet, Ground Nutmeg, Ground Cinnamon, lemon, grated zest & juice, orange, grated zest plus some rum or brandy (optional). What’s not to love?
4.) Honestly Healthy Mince Pie Filling:
This Honestly Healthy Mince Pie Filling dried blueberries. Yummy. it also contains; Dried Sugar Free Cranberry, Sultanas, Orange Rind and half its juice, Lemon Rind, Grated Nutmeg, Cinnamon
3 tbsp of Agave. Sounds tasty?
5.) Truvia Mince Pie Filling:
Fancy trying this Truvia Mince Pie Filling? Ingredients include; Bramley apple, sultanas, raisins, currants, Truvia, mixed spice, orange zest and juice and lastly Brandy – optional.
6.) Homemade Mincemeat:
Fancy trying this Homemade Mincemeat? Homemade mincemeat tastes worlds apart from shop bought, this recipe is naturally sweetened with Sweet Freedom syrup (made 100% from fruit) and has no other added sugar. This recipe is made up of; Sultanas, Raisins, Currants, Shredded Vegetable Suet, Zest and Juice of 1 Orange, Zest and Juice of 1 Lemon, Mixed Spice, Ground Cloves, Ground Cinnamon, Ground Nutmeg, Sweet Freedom Dark, Bramley Apples, peeled, cored and cut into small dice and lastly Brandy.
All very similar but all different.
6 Christmas Mince Pie Filling Recipes.
Do you like mince pies?
Fancy making any of these recipes up over Christmas?